Nia Merritt awarded Berkeley College Scholarship

Nia Merritt, a senior at Morrisville High School, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student. “We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College.

Nia (left) is pictured with Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan.

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Anna Zuckerman continues in Morrisville Junior Council position

by Judi Biederman

Morrisville is making an investment in the future by continuing to appoint a high school student to take an active role in the borough council. Anna Zuckerman, a 16-year-old junior at Morrisville High School and daughter of Shelley Zuckerman and Tara Perigny of Morrisville and Daniel Zuckerman of Lawrenceville, NJ, became Morrisville’s second Junior Council Person (JCP) when she was chosen for the spot last fall. She succeeded the borough’s first JCP, Nicholas Guirand, who served during the previous school year.

“I feel like I’m learning a lot about what kinds of things need to happen for a small town like ours to work,” says Anna, adding that she really likes getting to see how local government works from a place where she can see things from several perspectives.

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